Archaeo-avi-ology covers archaeological surveys, downed aircraft and abandoned aviation structures, aircraft and airfields. Whether you need to dig, or it’s can be hidden in plain sight, interesting relics from the past are all around us.
At the former Khodynka Aerodrome, birthplace of Russian aviation, center of Soviet-era aircraft design and manufacturing, and the former location of the Russian National Aviation Museum, historic warbirds have been left to rot.
In Viterbo, Italy a long-standing mystery has been solved. A wrecked B-17 bomber that disintegrated upon striking the surface of Lake Bolsena during WWII has been identified after much sleuthing on the part of investigators. […]
After World War II, the RAF allegedly buried several Supermarine Spitfires in crates in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar. As of January 19, archaeological efforts have proven fruitless. The research team spearheading the effort […]
OceanGate Inc. announced recently the discovery of a World War II-era Grumman F6F Hellcat located 240 feet beneath the waves off the coast of Miami Beach. The plane was discovered quite by accident while the […]